WRc Hydrostatic Rig

Consisting of hydrostatic columns capable of applying various head of water. This rig has been used to test pipe fittings and pipe repair methods (such as cured in place liners). Can also be used for tap hat tests.

Type of Facility



Type of Technologies that can be tested


Availability For Use By Others

  • WRc can quote to carry out testing on behalf of users or suppliers, or can hire the rig to clients for their own tests or demonstrations with technical support as required.
  • Cost Of Use By Others: Depends on type of testing and level of technical support required.
  • Willingness To Partner: Yes.
  • Mobile Pilot Plants: No.

Services and Capacity

  • Flow Rate: Can provide 1, 2.5 or 5 meters head. Programmable cyclic timer and digital pressure display. Hydrostatic rigs: 300mm and 100mm.
  • PowerSupply: 240V mains and 3 phase 440V.
  • Test Units: 1.

Status of the Facility

  • The facility is fully operational.

Access to Facility

  • Available to others.

Additional Assets

Regulatory issues / constraints


  • Private Company.
  • Funding Partners: No.
Sponsored by: Scottish HydroNation